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First name origins & meanings:

  1. English: From the valley
  2. English, French, Latin: From the valley

First name variations: Vayle, Valle, Val, Vail, Bail, Bale, Vaile, Vaill, Valle, Vail

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, Middle English vale (Old French val, from Latin vallis). The surname is now also common in Ireland, where it has been Gaelicized as de Bhál.
  2. Galician and Aragonese: topographic name from val ‘valley’, or habitational name from any of the places named with this word.
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